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ATP/WTA Previews: Kerber Leads Killer Field in Tokyo

Notes: Potential tough starts for Tsonga after a bye vs. the power-serving upset-specialist Muller, and Chardy, who has never won a match in Metz in two attempts, vs. countryman MahutWildcards went to France's Laurent Lokoli, Mahut, and Paul-Henri MathieuNotable withdrawals from the event were Gilles Simon and Stan Wawrinka Simon beat Tsonga in last year's all-French finalFormer champs in the field are Tsonga and Monfils . Notes: Three Top 10 seeds, and all seeds in the Top 20Tough starts for the struggling Cibulkova vs. Flipkens, and Ivanovic after a bye vs. AzarenkaFour former No.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Peninsula

France in final, Italy fight back against Switzerland

French players Richard Gasquet, Gilles Simon, captain Arnaud Clement, Julien Benneteau, Gael Monfils and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga celebrate after the French pair won the doubles match of the Davis Cup semi-final against Czech Republic yesterday at the Roland Garros Stadium in Paris. PARIS: France reached the Davis Cup final for the first time since 2010 yesterday when they took an unassailable 3-0 lead over two-time defending champions Czech Republic in their semi-final.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tennis Players, Richard Gasquet, More Sports, Tennis, Arnaud Clement, Julien Benneteau, Gael Monfils, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Tennis Served Fresh

unlikely hero marin cilic can use US Open win as catalyst

Marin Cilic believes his shock US Open victory can be the catalyst for him to become a big player in future Grand Slams - and judging by the stylish way he saw off Kei Nishikori in the final it's hard to disagree. The effusive Croat has gone as far as describing his win at Flushing Meadows as "life-changing" as he suddenly and unexpectedly proved he can match the best in the world and win the very biggest tennis tournaments out there.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Sunday Herald

Break the key to breaking through for talented Cilic

The first time the name of Marin Cilic will have captured the attention of more than a handful of people was back in 2005. The first time the name of Marin Cilic will have captured the attention of more than a handful of people was back in 2005.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

What to watch at US Open: Federer faces Monfils

Roger Federer, of Switzerland, leaps at the net as he returns against Roberto Bautista Agut, of Spain, during the fourth round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Tuesday, Sept.

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Tennis

U.S. Open: Berdych d. Thiem

The best thing I can say about the fourth-round match between No. 6 seed Tomas Berdych and Austrian wunderkind Dominic Thiem is that it was over quickly.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Money's there at the U.S. Open, but where's the fire?

Fans watch a match between Marin Cilic left, and Gilles Simon during the fourth round of the U.S. Open on Tuesday.

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BleacherReport

What Went Wrong for Eliminated Stars at the 2014 US Open?

While the U.S. Open has provided the setting for some of the most sensational eliminations of 2014, there has often been a bruised favourite on the receiving end of them.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Tennis Players, David Ferrer, Jelena Jankovic, Dominika Cibulkova, Ekaterina Makarova

Globe and Mail

Passing of the sweaty towel becomes tennis's hottest, grossest ritual

Gilles Simon, of France, wipes sweat from his neck between points against Marin Cilic, of Croatia, during the fourth round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Tuesday, Sept.

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4029TV.com

Ferrer, Sharapova stunned at US Open

Fourth seed David Ferrer was sent crashing out of the U.S. Open by Frenchman Gilles Simon on Sunday, becoming the biggest men's scalp to be taken so far during the final grand slam of the tennis season, while former women's champion Maria Sharapova also exited.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

BleacherReport

US Open 2014: Odds for Top Contenders at the Start of Week 2

The tennis courts at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center have been littered with upstarts and legends over the last seven days, and along the way we've seen so many underdogs triumph and even more champions stand their ground.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

France coach Clement picks Benneteau to face Czechs in Davis Cup, names Simon as replacement

France captain Arnaud Clement has preferred Julien Benneteau to Gilles Simon in his team to face two-time defending champion Czech Republic in their Davis Cup semifinal later this month.

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The Miami Herald

US Open Glance

Fernando Angel in his home office in Miami. The accountant is letting his firm, F. Angel & Associates, Inc., dwindle to two or three clients while he pursues his dream: analyzing professional cycling for the beIN Sports TV network.

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BleacherReport

US Open Tennis 2014: Day 7 Results, Highlights and Scores Recap from New York

Sunday's action at the 2014 U.S. Open had a little bit of everything: upsets, great back-and-forth matches and a little intrigue courtesy of Mother Nature.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Tennis: Federer shines in New York rain, Ferrer crashes

Five-time champion Roger Federer sat out a two-hour break for torrential rain to race into the US Open fourth round on Sunday on a stormy, humid New York day which saw David Ferrer crash to defeat.

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The Age

Caroline Wozniacki upsets Maria Sharapova, and David Ferrer falls at US Open

NEW YORK: Caroline Wozniacki upset French Open champion Maria Sharapova in a groundstroke marathon to reach the US Open quarter-finals, while Gilles Simon registered the first big surprise in the men's draw on Sunday.

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WTOL-TV Toledo

Gilles Simon upsets 4th-seeded Ferrer at US Open

Mirjana Lucic-Baroni, of Croatia, follows through on a shot against Sara Errani, of Italy, during the third round of the 2014 U.S. .

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Tennis Panorama

Gilles Simon Stuns No. 4 Seed David Ferrer at US Open

No. 4 seed David Ferrer became the first major casualty on the men's side of the draw at the US Open on Sunday when the Spaniard lost to Frenchman Gilles Simon , the 26th seed 6-3, 3-6, 6-1, 6-3 in the third round.

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Tennis

U.S. Open: Simon d. Ferrer

Gilles Simon's four-set, third-round win over No. 4 seed David Ferrer was the biggest men's upset yet at the 2014 U.S. Open.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Buenos Aires Herald

Delbonis loses to Simon in second round

Argentine Federico Delbonis was eliminated from the US Open yesterday after losing against Gilles Simon of France in the second round.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Tennis Players, Leonardo Mayer, Kei Nishikori, Wimbledon, David Ferrer

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